The kids are again proving they give a shit.
Some of the first school strikes for climate change began on Friday morning in Australia and New Zealand, as part of a global campaign urging politicians to take action.
It follows a similar protest in November, and was inspired by 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg, who has been protesting outside of the Swedish parliament every Friday since September.
On Thursday, Thunberg was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize by Norwegian lawmakers for her efforts.
The lead-up to the protest was met with some discouragement from politicians and pundits in Australia, imploring them to stay in school and strike outside